River Garden Farms Among Speakers at Salmon Recovery Program Media Event

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River Garden Farms was part of the Sacramento Valley Salmon Recovery Program media event held last week at the Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District (ACID) Diversion Dam in Redding, California. Various media outlets were invited (including print and television) to learn about the need for the program, and each of the participants present was given a platform to […]

Article: Protecting fish in innovative ways

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The Chico Enterprise Record has published an article on the various projects that are in the works to help revitalize salmon populations, including our own Salmon Rearing Habitat project!

Riparian Habitat Restoration Project: Surveying Elderberries to Establish Our Baseline

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River Garden Farms is in the early stages of initiating a riparian habitat restoration project. Riparian habitats consist of woody vegetation and are found along rivers, creeks, streams and lakes. With assistance from the Sacramento River Forum, areas are being restored, protected and enhanced to provide habitat for native wildlife and insect species in harmony […]

BirdReturns Spring 2016 Program: What We Learned about the Diversity of Birds that Flocked to River Garden Farms

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You may be used to seeing herons and egrets in the beautiful, lush green rice fields during your highway travels through Northern California. These are typically the birds that are large enough to safely take advantage of the habitat provided by fully flooded rice fields. This past spring, River Garden Farms hoped to serve as […]

Where Are They Now? Checking in on the Eggs Collected for CWA Eggs Salvage Project

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The eggs we collected as part of the California Waterfowl Association’s (CWA) Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue in June were transported to the hatchery at Rancho Esquon. Here, eggs are incubated and hatched, and ducklings are reared and released into the wild. Around 2,000 ducks are being released this year – a fact that really […]

We Brake for Eggs: Collecting Duck Eggs as part of CWA’s Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue Program

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River Garden Farms is proud to be participating in California Waterfowl Association’s (CWA) Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue program. According to CWA, California’s waterfowl populations are declining, due in part to habitat loss caused by such factors as “urban sprawl, development, changing agricultural practices, and extreme weather events.” The Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue Program […]

Article: Farmers Rescuing Ducks

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There is a great article on Sacramento Valley’s Blog, contributed by Steve Beckley, mentioning our participation in California Waterfowl’s Egg Rescue and Duck Rescue Program.

Article: Collaborative projects aim to aid salmon

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Woodland Daily Democrat has republished an article that originally appeared in Ag Alert about our upcoming Salmon Rearing Habitat project!